megavitamin therapy

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therapy based on a theory that taking very large doses of vitamins will prevent or cure physical or psychological disorders

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Bolles was administering IV chelation and vitamin C, recommending diets and megavitamin therapy, examining patients using darkfield microscopy and hair analysis, employing acupuncture and EAV (electroacupuncture according to Voll), and using Virginia Livingstone's vaccine therapies for cancer.
The suspected role of zinc and iron-deficiency deserves further study, while megavitamin therapy has not been proven to work and may even be dangerous in the long term, it said.
Stein, et al., "Ascorbic Acid-Induced Uricosuria: A Consequence of Megavitamin Therapy," Ann.
These included 10 types of provider-based therapies, such as acupuncture and chiropractic, and 17 other therapies that do not require a provider, such as natural health products (herbs or botanical products), special diets and megavitamin therapy. The results of this survey are significant because previous surveys on CAM have included fewer choices of CAM therapies and relied on smaller population samples and telephone or mail surveys; this survey employed in-person interviews.
Megavitamin therapy uses vitamins as medication and not as food supplements.